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What could cause unusual smelling vagina odors?

What could cause unusual smelling vagina odors?

May be an infection: A normal vagina has certain bacteria that must remain in balance to keep the area clean and healthy. Things like harsh cleansers, sexual intercourse and infections can offset this balance. An odor associated with itching, burning or unusual discharge can mean you have a bacterial infection. Such an infection needs to be diagnosed by your doctor and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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WHAT WOULD CAUSE A FISHY VAGINA ODOR?BEEN ON METROINIDAZOLE VAGINA GEL FOR 7 DAYS FOR BV WITH NO IMPROVEMENT.ALSO HAVE PELVIC AND LOWER BACK PAIN.

WHAT WOULD CAUSE A FISHY VAGINA ODOR?BEEN ON METROINIDAZOLE VAGINA GEL FOR 7 DAYS FOR BV WITH NO IMPROVEMENT.ALSO HAVE PELVIC AND LOWER BACK PAIN.

More serious: This may be more serious than just a vaginal infection. Please see your doctor as you may need hospital treatment and more or different antibiotics ...Read more

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What causes a musty odor in vagina?

What causes a musty odor in vagina?

Uncertain: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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My vagina has a strange odor. Cause?

My vagina has a strange odor. Cause?

? Bacterial vaginosi: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of strange, fishy vaginal odor which is typically worse after intercourse. It is usually accompanied by a grey white discharge. This is not a sexually transmitted disease but sometimes is sexually associated. Treatment with oral pills (Metronidazole, Tinidazole, Clindamycin) or topical gel (Clindamycin) is usually effective. ...Read more

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Bad odor on my my vagina, what causes it?

Bad odor on my my vagina, what causes it?

Could be: Poor hygiene or an infection. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What can cause a sweet but strong odor in your vagina?

What can cause a sweet but strong odor in your vagina?

Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina always stay moist n sometimes cause an odor n irritation?

Why does my vagina always stay moist n sometimes cause an odor n irritation?

Unsure: The vagina contains many different bacteria and even some yeast - all of which keeps the vagina healthy and in balance. When that balance is disturbed you can have an overgrowth of one or more of the bacteria or of the yeast, causing increased discharge, odor, itch, etc. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The past week have been having light noticeable odor to vagina, no discharge. What could cause this?

Vaginosis: There are many minor vaginal infections possible, and many are noticed by an odor especially after intercourse. A culture of the vagina can tell your provider how to treat this condition. A "new" sexual contact may have resulted in this condition, as many transmittable infections are without symptoms in a male. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause a bad smelling odor in the vagina? If not what else could be contributing to bad smells?

Can HPV cause a bad smelling odor in the vagina? If not what else could be contributing to bad smells?

No: Hpv doesn't cause a bad odor. But there may be a different bacterial infection or trichamonas. Retained tampons also can cause a very foul odor. Examination is a good idea. ...Read more

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Garlic /onion odor from vagina what causes it and how do you get rid of it great health, exercises 5 days a week. No supplements etc.. Dont eat much garlic/onions. Symptom just started 1 month ago

Garlic /onion odor from vagina what causes it and how do you get rid of it great health, exercises 5 days a week. No supplements etc.. Dont eat much garlic/onions. Symptom just started 1 month ago

Since : Since this is a change for you i would advise having an examination. Some women do think that coffee, tea, or other strong beverages can cause this. Yeast can cause an odd odor. You could try a feminind hygiene spray to see if that helps, and be sure you wear only cotton underwear. But since is a change i would advise having an examination, and also be sure your pap smear is up to date. ...Read more

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What would cause a odor to my vagina but it doesn't hurt hurt or burn when I pee ?

What would cause a odor to my vagina but it doesn't hurt hurt or burn when I pee ?

INFECTION: Vaginal odor may be due to a 'forgotten tampon' or infection such as bacterial vaginosis or yeast infection. Also std's are possible: chlamydia/gc/p.I.D./ and trichomonas may cause odor without other symptoms. A rare cause of vaginal odor is cancer--so it is best to get checked. More info at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-odor/my00555. ...Read more

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Hello do pinworms cause a foul odor to the vagina? I think a girl I work with has them.. and she works in the food industry. are they contagious ?

Hello do pinworms cause a foul odor to the vagina? I think a girl I work with has them.. and she works in the food industry. are they contagious ?

Vaginal odor: A foul vaginal odor is an infection until proven otherwise, and it is usually bacterial, not pinworms. Yes, pinworms can be transmitted with intimate contact. A GYN MD visit is needed to treat the possible vaginal infection. ...Read more

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I have a white clear discharge insinde vagina with no odor no itching no burning and no swelling what cause that?

I have a white clear discharge insinde vagina with no odor no itching no burning and no swelling what cause that?

Various causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Thick white discharge or Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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What treatment should be taken for overgrowth of bad bacteria in the vagina that cause bad odor.Is there any oral treatment.Could vaginal douche help?

What treatment should be taken for overgrowth of bad bacteria in the vagina that cause bad odor.Is there any oral treatment.Could vaginal douche help?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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What could cause a thick, yellow discharge from vagina with no odor or itching after sex? Tested negative for stds, btw.

What could cause a thick, yellow discharge from vagina with no odor or itching after sex? Tested negative for stds, btw.

Fluids : If you have been tested for stds the yeast and BV are possible. If this occurs after sex it may just be sexual fluids especially if your make partner ejaculated in you. ...Read more

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Itchy entrance vagina started two days ago as my period started , no odor or discharge , on and off burning pee cause I rubbed . Help ?

Itchy entrance vagina started two days ago as my period started , no odor or discharge , on and off burning pee cause I rubbed . Help ?

May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include heres, lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more